Rules specify automatic actions to be performed when a new item is created. For example when a new email arrives in an inbox in an email program such as Microsoft Outlook. Rules can also be used for similar purposes in other types of program.

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Outlook automatic reply that retains body text of the incoming message

I'm able to create a rule that replies to incoming emails with a template. That works as designed, however I would like for the reply to quote the original incoming email just like it would appear if ...
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Automatically Assign Category for Invitations Where I am Optional

I would like to configure Outlook 2010 such that when I receive an invitation for a meeting/event where I am listed as optional that a specific category is automatically assigned. Is this possible? ...
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How to setup rule to move deleted items to folder outside Outlook 2010?

I have a question identical to the one below, however I cannot use the answer given. I don't know if I should continue in the existing thread, or create a new question. I hope I chose correctly. ...
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Set Page Color to No Color when Forwarding or Replying in Outlook 2010

Is it possible to automatically clear out the page color of a message in Outlook 2010 when replying or forwarding an email?
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Need a rule that searches for * in Excel

I need a simple rule that checks if a cell contains the char *. If i put * in the rule, it matches the entire string so i figured * is a wildcard. Is it possible to make it search for the char ? I ...
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Can I make an Outlook 2010 rule that's triggered after an email is moved or copied to some other non-inbox folder?

I'd like to make a rule such that if an email is moved or copied into Folder1 (where Folder1 is not the Inbox) the action is triggered. For example, if I move an email into Folder1 I might want it to ...
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How To Filter On Bcc Info

I've created a rule that checks for messages sent to a distribution list, but I'm finding that the rules is missing messages in a thread where the sender moves the DL address to BCC. Basically, I want ...
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How to create a rule to automatically tentatively accept and send an email response to meetings scheduled outside of working hours?

In Outlook, there is the option for 'Working hours'. I set mine as M-F 9AM-5PM. When people in my organization are scheduling a meeting, they get a notification that it is outside of my working hours, ...
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Outlook 2010, command line options for exporting some settings

For Outlook 2010, are there command line options I can use to export safe senders and rules using a simple bat file? (There are 2 sets of rules. 1 set for an Exchange account and 1 set used for ...
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How put both sent messages and received messages in an archive folder in Mail.app?

I have an archive folder that contains all messages I ever received on my mail account. The mail account is not a Gmail account. One thing I love about Gmail is that the threaded view not only shows ...
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automatic reply rule within Outlook

My plan is to add a automatic reply to all incoming emails for a exchange mailbox. I created a rule that would check all incoming and created the template reply. Created it so it would match a ...
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Outlook 2007: Categorize incoming mails by sender

Is there a simple way to assign email senders into categories so that all mails are grouped in the same way? For example I want all mails from my friends go into the "Friends" group, all Mails from ...
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BlackBerry wiping the side-effects of Outlook 2007 rules?

I've just upgraded from Outlook 2003 to Outlook 2007 and I have a number of (client-side) rules that categorize and flag emails based on who they've come from (particular senders, or whether I'm in ...
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IP Tables won't save the rule

I'm using ArchLinux and I have an IP tables rule that I know works (from my other server), and it's in /etc/iptables/iptables.rules, it's the only rule set in that directory. I run, ...
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Can you create Outlook 2010 rules based on content or formatting?

This is not a critical issue, but it's something I'd like to accomplish. I'm also not sure that rules are the way to go, but I'm looking for something fully automated. I have a correspondent who ...
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Force Outlook 2003 to run a server side rule on the client

I have the following rule in Outlook which moves all emails involving meetings into a different folder within the Inbox. Apply this rule after the message arrives uses the 'Tentative Meeting ...
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Diagnosing problem on outlook 2010

I actually want to set my company's outlook (only way I can log into my company email) to forward every single message, sent or received, to my personal account automatically. I can do it manually, ...
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Is there an Outlook rule I can apply to a folder to forward all mail dropped into it?

We've got a folder in a mailbox on Outlook '07 and I want to set something up so that when an email gets manually dropped into that folder, outlook automatically forwards it to a specific email ...